Mary K. Foster

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Health care in the United States is notoriously expensive while often failing to deliver the care recommended in published guidelines. There is, therefore, a need to consider our approach to health-care delivery. Cancer care is a good example for consideration because it spans the continuum of health-care issues from primary prevention through long-term(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of an Acceptance Commitment Therapy based self-help book for people with chronic pain. METHOD This was a randomized 2 group study design. Over a 6-week period, 6 participants read the self-help book and completed exercises from it with weekly telephone support whereas 8 others formed a wait-list control group.(More)
Large universities are increasingly offering marketing courses in classes of 300 or more students. Without access to the usual verbal and nonverbal cues, instructors in these megaclasses are disadvantaged in terms of their ability to respond to learners' needs. As a result, marketing instructors have supplemented course infrastructure with technology to(More)
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This paper describes the impact of three curricular changes on the business statistics grades of undergraduate commerce students. The first change was shifting to more frequent testing, the second was implementing an online homework requirement and the third was to increase contact hours, i.e. meeting twice a week as opposed to once per week. Our findings(More)
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